Premium members don't see ads. Click here to upgrade.

How to test motor

Djinn

Well-Known Member
Messages
138
Reaction score
48
Location
Minnesota
Arrma RC's
, Vorteks
I am wondering how to test a motor, I have a good volt/ohm ect tester but what should I look for when testing a motor?
I have taken it apart everything looks great as far as the copper and no burn marks. It is a brushless gear shop 2150kv.
I have only run 4-6 packs through it.

Thanks guys
 

Rolex

Well-Known Member
Messages
51
Reaction score
17
Why is it apart? Were you having a problem with it?
 

Djinn

Well-Known Member
Messages
138
Reaction score
48
Location
Minnesota
Arrma RC's
, Vorteks
Well yes unsure if it was the motor or esc.
The esc seems to be working fine but when I hit the Throttle my motor just twitches this is in both directions.
 

Unusual RC

Premium Member!
Premium Member
Messages
815
Reaction score
302
Location
The Hague, The Netherlands, Europe
Arrma RC's
Fury, Mojave
It is rarely a brushless motor which causes such problems. 99 out of 100 it is something else like the esc. or the connector.

When a connector is bad (or the solder is bad) your car will function well with the rear wheels of the ground.

But when it has to work hard it will draw so much power the bad connection will create failure. I had this myself too.

Easiest to so is to hook up another motor to your esc. Or the other way around.

Testing a brushless motor can be done with a ohm meter, but is quite difficult.
 

Djinn

Well-Known Member
Messages
138
Reaction score
48
Location
Minnesota
Arrma RC's
, Vorteks
OK I had a motor on it's way to but the post office decided to send it back.... Hopefully I will have it here this week. Mm2 has been acting weird. Thanks for the info
 
Premium members don't see ads. Click here to upgrade.

Similar threads


Top